The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PCI DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 132 98
Rank change year-on-year +16 -34  
Contract jobs citing PCI DSS 4 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.33% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% 3.31% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 36
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
10th Percentile £363 £324 £350
90th Percentile £388 £486 £407
England median daily rate £500 £430 £426
% change year-on-year +16.27% +0.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.60 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -21.14%  

PCI DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 156 302 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.57% 10.07% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 255 197
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.66%  
10th Percentile £173 £200 £213
90th Percentile £523 £538 £493
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.27%  
10th Percentile £10.00 £7.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.10 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -19.64% +29.93%  

PCI DSS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PCI DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PCI DSS in the West Midlands

PCI DSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PCI DSS in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PCI DSS in the West Midlands

PCI DSS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PCI DSS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 3 - - 2
Birmingham +12 1 £375 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 3
PCI DSS
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (40.00%) GDPR
2 5 (33.33%) Service Design
2 5 (33.33%) FMCG
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Logistics
3 4 (26.67%) PMO
4 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) WLAN
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco

PCI DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) WLAN
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (33.33%) FMCG
3 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (6.67%) EPoS
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Service Design
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Logistics
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (6.67%) Security Auditing
6 1 (6.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISA
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) GDPR
2 4 (26.67%) PMO
3 1 (6.67%) GPG13
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Nexpose
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) F5
1 2 (13.33%) LogRhythm
1 2 (13.33%) Proofpoint
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
AMS contingency
Posted: 2 hours ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 20 days ago
Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 20 days ago